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Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    Aachen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860-80 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vasters, Reinhold of Aachen (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold with rubies, table-cut diamonds and pearls

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.534-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 7, shelf C, box 4

Physical description

Pendant in the Italian Renaissance style. Enamelled gold, set with rubies, table-cut diamonds and pearls; the figure group, Charity between Temperance and Prudence.

Place of Origin

Aachen (made)

Date

ca. 1860-80 (made)

Artist/maker

Vasters, Reinhold of Aachen (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold with rubies, table-cut diamonds and pearls

Dimensions

Height: 6.9 cm, Width: 4.1 cm, Depth: 0.9 cm

Descriptive line

Pendant in the form of Charity between Temperance and Prudence, enamelled gold set with diamonds rubies and pearls, made by Reinhold Vasters of Aachen, Germany, about 1860-80.

Materials

Gold; Enamel; Ruby; Diamond; Pearl

Subjects depicted

Allegorical figures; Personification; Figures; Swords; Lions; Women

Categories

Jewellery; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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